Tuesday, November 16, 2010

SecurityGate continues...

And if you refuse, of course, they go after you for a $10,000 fine.

The SCLM is going nuts over this civil disobedience on the part of ordinary citizens who don't want to be strip-searched just for the privilege of moving around their own country on their own country's aircraft. They're frantic to find people who like being strip-searched -- so frantic that they set up a poll asking people whether they preferred being strip-searched by these x-ray machines, or being boiled alive in oil, then proudly proclaimed that people prefer to go through the strip-search x-ray machines to being boiled in oil. Classy dishonesty, CBS News! Talk about some hacks in service to the Department of State Security (hereby abbreviated as "S.S"), did you suck their dicks too while you were at it, CBS "News"? Sigh, if you want to read real news today, you have to read the overseas news, because our propaganda press sure isn't going to report it if they can help it...

-- Badtux the Flightless Penguin


  1. I think I've figured out what I'll do if someone forces me to take a flight. I'll do a great job of pretending I'm a perv there for the sole reason of extracting sexual pleasure from the search. Perhaps suffering some loss of bladder control at the right time would be effective.

    If I'm required to go through the procedure, I may as well make it much, much, much more miserable for the goons themselves. Maybe try to get phone numbers from them after they've done 'a fantastic job.'

  2. "Perhaps suffering some loss of bladder control at the right time would be effective.

    OMG, that'd almost be worth the price of a plane ticket to watch!

    Of course, if someone seems too eager to be groped, the TSA goons would probably just wave them on through - they probably think they're the only ones allowed to get jollies from it.

  3. TSA employees claim they're just following orders when they're doing the groping, and say it makes them uncomfortable too. At which point I say WTF? Nobody forces you to work for the TSA. It's not like flying, where if I want to physically get to Louisiana in time for a relative's funeral before the body starts stinking, I don't have any choice in the matter. If they're "uncomfortable", shouldn't they be looking for a new job rather than touching people's junk?!

    - Badtux the Baffled Penguin

  4. While actual resistance in line does depend on what you are willing to endure, this is an excellent place for a passive aggressive response. A gently whispered, Was it good for you too?. Perhaps a few dollar bills tucked into the belt. Asking if there is a place to share a smoke afterward. And a blog to share the experiences with others who will be traveling soon.


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